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"Photography suits the temper of this age... It is a perfect medium for one whose mind is ..."

“Photography suits the temper of this age… It is a perfect medium for one whose mind is teeming with ideas, imagery, for a prolific worker who would be slowed down by painting or sculpting, for one who sees quickly and acts decisively, accurately.” 6 more words

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Irving Penn & Edward Weston

As part of the research looking into lighting an object and still life experimentation my tutor suggested looking at the work of Irving Penn and Edward Weston. 1,561 more words

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"Photography to the amateur is recreation, to the professional it is work, and hard work too, no matter how..."

“Photography to the amateur is recreation, to the professional it is work, and hard work too, no matter how pleasurable it my be.”

- Edward Weston, American, photographer (photograph of Edward Weston attributed to Margrethe Mather)

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“The fact is that relatively few photographers ever master their medium. Instead they allow the medium to master them and go on an endless squirrel cage chase from new lens to new paper to new developer to new gadget, never staying with one piece of equipment long enough to learn its full capacities, becoming lost in a maze of technical information that is of little or no use since they don’t know what to do with it.” – Edward Weston

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A Photographic Day

I mean it was really the perfect day in every way.

I went to the Eastman House in Rochester to continue to pull photographs to illustrate my forthcoming book with Oxford University Press.   430 more words

from the piano to the mountains

ANSEL ADAMS

(February 20, 1902 – April 22, 1984)

Ansel Adams is known for his landscape photography, in particular of the Yosemite National Park.

Adams originally trained to become a musician(pianist), but took his first photographs with a box brownie camera he received as a gift from his father. 246 more words

Racism faced by Group f.64

With the police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri dominating the news in the USA and revitalizing a debate over race relations in this country, I found it providential to be just now reading about a connection between race and the first exhibition of… 361 more words

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